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1920 Gibson A Mandolin #62510


1920 manufacture date (traditional estimates)
1921 shipment date, according to Spann's Guide to Gibson
Mandolin, Style A
Serial 62510
Factory order number unknown


G-EC, Sheraton Brown carved spruce top, rosewood (?) bridge and unbound fretboard with pearl dot inlays, ivoroid-bound top, "The Gibson" engraved tailpiece, 4-in-a-line tuners with ivoroid buttons, ivoroid-bound oval soundhole, eb-maple-eb-ma-eb purfling ring around soundhole, raised tortoise plastic pickguard stamped "PAT.MAR.30'09" and fastening bracket marked "PAT. JULY 4, 1911", 10-1/4" lower bout, ~14" scale, 1-7/32" nut width, with OHSC (black with green plush interior)



From Elderly Instruments.
Stan Werbin is the owner of Elderly Instruments, which has a large rotating inventory of beautiful vintage instruments. Stan has been an authority for years on vintage mandolins

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